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Public lectures

These lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students. All public lectures are free unless otherwise stated.

Some of our previous public lectures are available as podcasts and videos.

Upcoming lectures

  • Following the wires

    Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies: Conflict, Security & International Order

    Time: 1.15-2.05pm

    Venue: 1 West North, Room 2.4

    Speaker: Dr Maria Kastrinou, Lecturer in Anthropology at Brunel University London & Dr Daniele Rugo, Senior Lecturer in Film at Brunel University London

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  • Energy efficiency is a no brainer – so why is it not happening?

    I-SEE seminar
     
    Time: 5:00pm
     
    Venue: Chancellors' Building 2.6 
     
    Speaker: Andrew Todd, Head of Energy and Resource Management, Verco Limited
     
     
  • Caravaggio - from sacred art to criminal on the run

    Minerva series lecture
     
    Time: 5.15pm 

    Venue: 8W1.1
     
    Speaker: Gayna Pelham
       
  • Honorary graduation lecture

    50th anniversary lecture

    Time: 4pm
     
    Venue: The Edge
     
    Speaker: Professor Daron Acemoglu, Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
     

    

  • All around is Fairy ground - Pleasure and the Regency Garden

    Minerva series lecture
     
    Time: 5.15pm 

    Venue: 8W1.1
     
    Speaker: Professor Timothy Mowl
     
  • Sudden justice: America's secret drone wars

    Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies: Conflict, Security & International Order

    Time: 1.15-2.05pm

    Venue: 1 West North, Room 2.4

    Speaker: Chris Woods, Investigative journalist & documentary film-maker

     
  • From atoms to devices: Materials design for new energy technologies

    I-SEE seminar

    Time: 4.30pm - 5.45pm
     
    Venue: 8W 3.22
     
    Speaker: Professor Aron Walsh, Department of Materials, Imperial College London
       
  • The Holy Grail

    Minerva series lecture
     
    Time: 5.15pm 

    Venue: 8W1.1
     
    Speaker: Professor Ronald Hutton
     
  • Optimising engine performance: Deterministic chaos in combustion engines

    Institute for Mathematical Innovation

    Time: 3.15 pm - 4.15 pm (Tea and coffee from 2.45 pm)
     
    Venue: Wolfson Lecture Theatre (Building 4W, Room 1.7)
     
    Speaker: Professor Chris Brace, Department of Mechanical Engineering and IMI Secondee 2016-2017
       
  • Raising silent voices: How cultural expression of conflict can inform analysis and intervention strategies in Myanmar

    Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies: Conflict, Security & International Order

    Time: 1.15-2.05pm

    Venue: 1 West North, Room 2.4

    Speaker: Dr. Rachel Julian, Senior Lecturer in Peace Studies, Leeds Beckett University

     
  • The Quantum Age: how the physics of the very small has transformed our lives

    Minerva series lecture
     
    Time: 5.15pm 

    Venue: 8W1.1
     
    Speaker: Brian Clegg
       
  • Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment seminar

    I-SEE seminar
     
    Time: 5:00pm
     
    Venue: Chancellors' Building 2.6 
     
    Speaker: Professor Peter Wilson, Electronic and Systems Engineering, University of Bath
     
     
  • Big impacts in Rugby Union: tackling safety with science

    Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

    Time: 6.15pm - 7.15pm
     
    Venue: CB 2.6
     
    Speaker: Professor Keith Stokes, Dept for Health
       
  • Witchcraft and conflict: Exploring alternative discourses of insecurity

    Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies: Conflict, Security & International Order
     
    Time: 1.15-2.05pm

    Venue: 1 West North, Room 2.4

    Speaker: Dr Jonathan Fisher, University of Birmingham
       
  • Faculty of Science inaugural lecture

    Faculty of Science inaugural lecture series
     
    Time: 4.30-5.30pm

    Venue: 3WN 2.1

    Speaker: Professor Karen Edler, Department of Chemistry
     

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  • Faculty of Science inaugural lecture

    Faculty of Science inaugural lecture series
     
    Time: 4.30-5.30pm

    Venue: 3WN 2.1

    Speaker: Professor Neil McHugh, Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
     

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  • China and the rise of the East: the role of globalised higher education

    Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

    Time: 6.45pm - 7.45pm
     
    Venue: CB 2.6
     
    Speaker: Professor Catherine Montgomery , Dept for Education
       
  • Sulis Minerva Day

    50th anniversary lectures

    Time: 4pm

    Venue: The Edge

    Speaker: Various women in science, engineering, technology and maths

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